U.S. House of Representatives
All 435 voting seats of the United States House of Representatives will be filled by the 2020 elections. The Democrats currently hold the majority with 232 seats to the Republicans’ 197. Should the GOP hope to regain the majority party, they will need to “flip” at least 21 districts for a 218-seat majority. The winners of this election will serve in the 117th United States Congress.
The following incumbents have declared their intention not to seek re-election in 2020:
Rep. Susan Davis (CA-53), Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02), Rep. Pete Visclosky (IN-01), Rep. Dave Loebsack (IA-02), Rep. Joe Kennedy III (MA-04), Rep. Ben Ray Luján (NM-03), Rep. José E. Serrano (NY-17), Rep. Nita Lowey (NY-17) and Rep. Denny Heck (WA-10).
Rep. Bradley Byrne (AL-01), Rep. Martha Roby (AL-02), Rep. Paul Cook (CA-08), Rep. Ted Yoho (FL-03), Rep. Francis Rooney (FL-19), Rep. Rob Woodall (GA-07), Rep. Doug Collins (GA-09), Rep. Tom Graves (GA-14), Rep. John Shimkus (IL-15), Rep. Susan Brooks (IN-05), Rep. Roger Marshall (KS-01), Rep. Ralph Abraham (LA-05), Rep. Paul Mitchell (MI-10), Rep. Greg Gianforte (MT-AL), Rep. Peter T. King (NY-02), Rep. George Holding (NC-02), Rep. Mark Meadows (NC-11), Rep. Greg Walden (OR-02), Rep. Phil Roe (TN-02), Rep. Mike Conaway (TX-11), Rep. Mac Thornberry (TX-13), Rep. Bill Flores (TX-17), Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22), Rep. Will Hurd (TX-23), Rep. Kenny Marchant (TX-24), Rep. Rob Bishop (UT-01) and Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (WI-05).
33 of the 100 seats in the United States Senate will be up for contested election. The winners of this election will be elected to a six-year term from Jan. 3, 2021 to Jan. 3, 2027. In addition, the seat left vacant by the late John McCain and the seat left vacant by Johnny Isakson’s resignation will be filled by special elections. In total, Democrats will defend 12 seats while Republicans defend 23. Republicans hope to maintain their majority, which currently sits at 53 seats while Democrats hope to flip the Senate by gaining at least three seats.
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